Project Name GMS: Cambodia Road Improvement Project
Project Number 30240-013
Country Cambodia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1945-CAM: GMS: Cambodia Road Improvement Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 50.00 million
Loan 8205-CAM: GMS: Cambodia Road Improvement Project
OPEC Fund for International Development US$ 10.00 million
Strategic Agendas Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Development outcomes likely to be achieved. PPME Completion Survey has been undertaken.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Civil works contract packages 5F, 6E and 6F completed. Bridge reconstruction on NR56 and NR68 completed. Construction of weigh stations completed. Construction of Cross Border Facilities (CBF) at Poipet and Common Control Area (CCA) in Bavet completed as of June 2010. Completed road sections 5F, 6E and 6F inaugurated on 28 December 2009. Loan closing date extended until 31 December 2010 to complete remaining works. Project completed as of 31 December 2010.

Project implementation was delayed due to (i) long-range caretaking government after the National Election in 2003, (ii) prolonged consultant selection process for the construction supervision, (iii) land acquisition and resettlement issues, and (iv) removal of unexploded ordinance.

In summary, the project achieved all its outputs.

PCR mission fielded 1-11March 2011.

Geographical Location Northwestern Cambodia

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Done successfully.
During Project Implementation Done successfully.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services International and domestic consultants will be required to assist in (i) construction supervision services for the Project roads (about 200 person-months of international consultants and about 400 person-months of domestic consultants), (ii) reorganization of MPWT (to be determined by the high level interministerial Reorganization Committee during implementation of the Project), (iii) implementation of the HIV/AIDS program, (iv) implementation and monitoring of the Resettlement Plan, and (v) implementation of the Poverty Reduction Monitoring Program. The consultants will be recruited in accordance with the ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants, and arrangements satisfactory to the ADB on the engagement of domestic consultants.
Procurement Civil works contracts will be awarded on the basis of international competitive bidding (ICB) procedures among pre-qualified international contractors in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Shihiru Date
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works and Transport (B)
Mr. Pheng Sovicheano
psovicheano@online.com.kh
MPWT, Phnom Penh

Timetable

Concept Clearance 08 Mar 1999
Fact Finding 04 Jun 2002 to 26 Jun 2002
MRM 16 Jul 2002
Approval 17 Apr 2003
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 29 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 14 Nov 2011

LoanĀ 1945-CAM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Nov 2002 07 Feb 2003 20 May 2003 30 Jun 2007 31 Dec 2010 15 Sep 2011
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 50.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 50.00 26 Nov 2002 53.09 0.00 98%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 26 Nov 2002 54.12 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory

LoanĀ 8205-CAM

Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 10.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 10.00 - 0.00 0.00 %

 
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